Mcelroy, Joseph, Dd
McElroy, Joseph, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born near Nevville, in the Cumberland valley, December 29, 1792. He graduated from Jefferson College in 1812, and studied theology in New York under Dr. John M. Mason. He was licensed in 1815 by the Presbytery of Monongahela; began preaching in Pittsburgh, and established the First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church there. After laboring successfully for seven years, he was called to succeed Dr. Mason in the Scotch Presbyterian Church, New York. He was among the most eloquent preachers in that city. For the last five years of his life he was emeritus pastor of the Scotch Church. He died in New York, September 16, 1876. See Presbyterian, September 30, 1876. (W.P.S.)